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Job ID: 152966
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2022
Work Schedule: Days
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
In collaboration with Clinician team member, MHW provides community-based case management and therapeutic services for children with severe emotional disturbance (SED) who are at high risk of hospitalization, juvenile justice involvement and foster care placement. The Mental Health Worker also provides case management and therapeutic services for their caregivers and family members and collaborates with Clinician in family therapy sessions. Services include meeting and liaising with school personnel, mental health treaters, medical providers, DHS/CUA, and other providers. Travel to client homes, schools, hospitals, residential treatment facilities (RTFs) and other community sites is required. Mental health workers also regularly provide crisis response services to support families in de-escalating and achieving safety. Each PHIICAPS team typically provides service to eight children and their families averaging of 4-5 hours working with each family every week. Paid after-hours on-call responsibilities are included in the PHIICAPS model. The standard schedule for Mental Health Workers and Clinicians is 11a-7p, M-F, but flexibility is required to meet clients’ scheduling and safety needs outside of those hours.
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